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I love my homemade Scottish shortbread recipe. I’ll make it whenever I feel a need for a celebration or for something a bit sweet.
Although mostly attributed to Mary, Queen of Scots, shortbread is believed to have first appeared around the 12th century. At that time, shortbread was a very expensive luxury reserved only for special occasions such...
An easy recipe for a juicy berry crumble with a cinnamon streusel topping. Completely clean-eating friendly & healthy enough for breakfast! When I applied for graduate chemistry programs, every school that accepted me also mailed me an invitation to an all-expenses-paid visitation weekend with the other prospective students. I’d hop on a...
A 5-ingredient recipe for large chocolate truffles with a fresh blueberry center. They taste as rich as store-bought ones, but they’re only 28 calories! During my first quarter of graduate school, I taught a weekly lab class right after lunch. So every Tuesday just before noon, I slipped into the lab, drew...
A 4-ingredient recipe for gooey chocolate marshmallow cereal treats stuffed with a thick layer of caramel. The perfect low-calorie & no-bake treat! Every spring from when I was 5 to 14, Mom signed me up for our city’s recreational soccer league. Practices started towards the end of summer, so for the first...